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The Race is Not Given to the Swift Nor the Strong . . . Run Your Race – Hebrews 12:1-2

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Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.  Hebrews 12:1

I love Hebrews 12:1-2.  I first turned my attention to it as result of a conversation I had with Pastor Chris Boston of the Lamb of God Missionary Baptist Church (thanks Chris!). It tells us to look back on the testimony and witness of those who came before us and, drawing on that “cloud of witnesses”, drop everything and every sin that holds us back.

Then God tells us to run – with perseverance – the unique race that God has specifically marked out for each one of us.

Watch the video of this amazing young runner. It is not over until it’s over. She perseveres and is victorious…

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